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ID: 1001945
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of São Paulo (state)  São Paulo (state)

Coordinates:
Lat: 22 00 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -22.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 049 00 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -49.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Most populated state in nation; settled by Portuguese in 16th cen.; site of early Brazilian empire under the Paulistas from mid-18th cen.-1889; produces one-third of nation's coffee; state covered with extensive highways & various large industries.

Names:
São Paulo (preferred,C,V)
Estado de São Paulo (C,V)
São Paulo, Estado de (C,V)
São Paulo state (C,O)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of South America (continent)  ....  South America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Brazil (nation)  ........  Brazil (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Sudeste (region (geographic))  ............  Sudeste (region (geographic)) (P)
Hierarchy of São Paulo (state)  ................  São Paulo (state) (P)

Place Types:
state (preferred, C)  ............  since 1681
first level subdivision (C)
agricultural land (C)
commercial center (C)
urban center (C)
industrial center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Estado de São Paulo..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 27 January 2014
São Paulo..........  [VP Preferred]
....................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) X, 439
....................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 27 January 2014
São Paulo, Estado de..........  [VP]
...................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
São Paulo state..........  [VP]
.............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) X, 439
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 27 January 2014
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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